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Merrifield delivers in dramatic fashion in playoff atmosphere

MINNEAPOLIS — Farewell to boring baseball. The Blue Jays’ four-game series split saved its highest drama for the final inning, a controversial play at plate that handed them the 3-2 win in 10 innings Sunday afternoon at Target Field and left Twins manager Rocco Baldelli throwing his hat, kicking the dirt and yelling at the …

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Tatis sees first game action of ’22 in rehab stint

Fernando Tatis Jr. makes rehab assignment debut n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”fernando-tatis-jr-makes-rehab-assignment-debut”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”fernando-tatis-jr-makes-rehab-assignment-debut”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”fernando-tatis-jr-makes-rehab-assignment-debut”,”type”:”story”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”Tatis underwent surgery to repair the scaphoid bone in his left wrist on March 16. He was cleared to begin a swinging progression in mid-July, and his current rehab stint is the final step in that progression before he is cleared to return to the Padres.nnThe team has …

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Brooks helps celebrate Camden, ‘thrilling’ young O’s

Brooks Robinson speaks with Orioles at Camden Yards n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”brooks-robinson-speaks-with-orioles-at-camden-yards”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”brooks-robinson-speaks-with-orioles-at-camden-yards”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”brooks-robinson-speaks-with-orioles-at-camden-yards”,”type”:”story”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”Robinson reaffirmed his belief when meeting the media after the festivity of the day, with Orioles from across the lifespan of Camden Yards honored via a pregame ceremony.nn“Well, I told them they really have been thrilling me,” said Robinson, now mostly an avid watcher from home after …

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Mancini’s Astros tenure off to historic start after 2-HR game

Trey Mancini hits two home runs, including grand slam, vs. Guardians n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”trey-mancini-hits-two-home-runs-including-grand-slam-vs-guardians”,”type”:”story”}).parts.6″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”trey-mancini-hits-two-home-runs-including-grand-slam-vs-guardians”,”type”:”story”}).parts.6.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”trey-mancini-hits-two-home-runs-including-grand-slam-vs-guardians”,”type”:”story”}).parts.7″:{“content”:”Friday’s grand slam was the perfect example of how Mancini is the perfect addition to Houston’s lineup. After leading off the third inning by allowing a single to No. 9 hitter Martín Maldonado, Gaddis gave up singles to Jose Altuve and Yordan Alvarez, meaning …

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‘It’s going to be weird’: Yanks’ Carpenter back in St. Louis

Matt Carpenter returns to St. Louis with Yankees n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”matt-carpenter-returns-to-st-louis-with-yankees”,”type”:”story”}).parts.5″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”matt-carpenter-returns-to-st-louis-with-yankees”,”type”:”story”}).parts.5.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”matt-carpenter-returns-to-st-louis-with-yankees”,”type”:”story”}).parts.6″:{“content”:”Carpenter’s time in St. Louis ended with plenty of challenges, with him hitting .186 and .169 over his final two seasons with the Cardinals. That lack of production was in stark contrast to the first nine years in a Cardinals uniform, when he hit 148 of his …

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SD nears full strength as Tatis readies for rehab assignment

Fernando Tatis Jr. rehab assignment n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”fernando-tatis-jr-rehab-assignment”,”type”:”story”}).parts.7″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”fernando-tatis-jr-rehab-assignment”,”type”:”story”}).parts.7.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”fernando-tatis-jr-rehab-assignment”,”type”:”story”}).parts.8″:{“content”:”On Thursday, Tatis underwent a scheduled scan on his wrist, which came back clean. Melvin noted that, barring a setback, this was likely the last time Tatis would undergo imaging, as he has passed every test.nnTatis’ return to the lineup would give the Padres quite a boost. They’ve already landed …

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‘I’ve definitely never seen that’: Halos score 7 on solo HRs

Angels set record by scoring all 7 runs on solo homers n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”angels-set-record-by-scoring-all-7-runs-on-solo-homers”,”type”:”story”}).parts.8″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”angels-set-record-by-scoring-all-7-runs-on-solo-homers”,”type”:”story”}).parts.8.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”angels-set-record-by-scoring-all-7-runs-on-solo-homers”,”type”:”story”}).parts.9″:{“content”:”“When you hit seven home runs in a game, it’s a positive thing,” said Kurt Suzuki in the seventh inning. He showed off his power to the opposite field, as it left the bat at 105.7 mph and went a projected 403 feet, per …

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